On November 1st and 2nd, Snoman held its AGM and 9th Annual Congress. The event was a great success again this year, with over 250 in attendance. As always, it was good to visit with the snowmobilers from across the province. The workshops held were: Snowmobile Safety with the RCMP, Insurance Coverage, Club Presidents, Volunteer Recruitment, Development & Retention, Trail Signing, and the Snow Scooters Youth Club.
A 50/50 draw was held with half of the proceeds going to STARS. Escape Artist Dean Gunnarson was the evening's entertainment, and he put on a fabulous show!
The awards banquet on Saturday evening began with greetings from the provincial government by Minister Sarah Guillemard, Conservation & Climate. During the evening, the following awards were handed out:
The Excellence Awards
Outstanding Groomer Operator - Theo Vanderzwan
Outstanding Snowmobile Club - Lee River Snow Riders
Outstanding Snowmobiler - Darrel Mozil
Outstanding Non-Snow Related Business - Twin Valley Co-op
Outstanding Snowmobile Dealership - Universe Satellite Sales Ltd.
Snoman Scholarship for $2,000.00 was awarded to - Connor Yarema from Interlake Snow Trackers
CCSO Excellence Awards
Outstanding Youth Contribution - Alec Bruneau
Congratulations to all!
A big thank you to our event sponsors, booth holders, and to those who donated prizes for the raffle and silent auction.
Snoman would like to thank the many volunteers for their hard work and dedication to maintaining club trails and shelters, and all landowners who have partnered with their local clubs to ensure that snowmobilers can continue to enjoy our scenic trail system.
Please remember to ride safe and have fun this riding season!